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Joshua Rubenstein Quoted in The American Lawyer on the Wait for Trump's Estate Tax Plan

Firm News | December 21, 2016

Joshua Rubenstein, Trusts and Estates practice head and national chair of the Private Client Services group, commented on anticipation for President-elect Donald Trump's estate tax plan. While on the campaign trail, Trump had vowed to eliminate the estate taxes. Josh stated, "I have certainly gotten a ton of calls to ask, 'What does this mean?' The most important thing for clients to do is not run off half-cocked and do something foolish. . . . I happen to think the odds of repealing the estate tax are extremely small. We've had an estate tax for 100 years." He added, "When push comes to shove, I suspect it will be more important to drop the corporate income tax." ("Lawyers for the Wealthy Await Trump's Estate Tax Plan," December 21, 2016)

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